Monthly Archives: January 2006

So very weird to have enjoyed this…

And in the end, it wasn’t Malibu Barbie or the Lips of Soho or the Dodgy Politician or the Ryan Philippe Clone or even the Nice Sensible Welshman. It was the People’s Princess. Omigod! Omigod! And the importantly bizarre thing … Continue reading

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For me, the crucial thing about the lies Simon Hughes told about his sexuality – or at the very least the very serious equivocation if he meant that he was bisexual rather than gay, but allowed his interlocutors to infer … Continue reading

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Another review

I was not all that keen on the new Marge Piercy, but I got to preach a sermon in the review, a bit.

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Slow Monday Night

Huzza! I have finished both the main index and the film index for Teen Dreams, in spite of endless crashes and freezes, over the last couple of nights. Which means that it is done, done, done. Until publication. Huzza! My … Continue reading

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Doomed, I tell you, doomed

You scored as Moya (from Farscape). You are surrounded by muppets. But that is okay because they are your friends and have shown many times that they can be trusted. Now if only you could stop being bothered about wormholes. … Continue reading

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Going to the movies of my life

I write about film, and occasionally I review it, and I find myself getting progressively irritated by my more eminent colleagues in the film-reviewing trade. This is partly their inability to parse the sf, fantasy and horror genres. It was … Continue reading

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I have never cultivated vindictiveness. Occasionally, I will find a way of performing entirely moral actions with entirely satisfactory and moral outcomes, which have the secondary consequence of causing pain or embarrassment to people who have wronged me. Helping to … Continue reading

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